Illinois Mu
Olivet Nazarene University
2008-2009 Chapter Report

Advisor and Officers

Advisor: Dale K Hathaway

President: Joshua Woods

Vice President: Staci Martens

Number of New Members Inducted:

11 students, 4 faculty members

Describe the two most interesting or unusual chapter activities this year:

On October 3, 2008 the Illinois Mu chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon was installed at Olivet Nazarene University. The inaugural members included 8 students and 4 faculty. Dr. Leo Schneider the Secretary-Treasurer of Pi Mu Epsilon conducted the installation ceremony. On November 21, the Illinois Pi Mu Epsilon chapter hosted an alumni speaker. Jackie Smith Hayden, a 2005 mathematics graduate, returned to speak on her experiences in graduate school and in the workplace.

Do any of your chapter members plan to attend or present a paper at the 2009 PME national meeting at MathFest in Portland, Oregon?


Do you have any news about current students or recent graduates, for example, scholarships or other awards, acceptances to graduate school, paper presentations at conferences?

Sondra Lynn was the receipent of the Department of Mathematics Outstanding Graduate Award for 2009. One of our current students, Mark Lockwood, will be particiapting in a summer research experience this coming summer at Olivet.